Overall: 4 x 22 x 33 in. ( 10.2 x 55.9 x 83.8 cm )
Khaki-colored worsted wool single-breasted Air Corps officer'ssummer coat; double collar with shallow lapels; shoulder loops with buttons at the collar end; 4 buttons down the front, 4 pockets on the front with flaps which button closed; all buttons cast with the Great Seal of the U.S.; closed sleeves (no cuffs) with a band of yellow lacing around each wrist; 2 panels at the back; front panels, sleeves and top half of back panel lined with khaki-colored silk, vertical slit pocket at left breast.
Gift of Paul H. Downing
stamped: reverse of front buttons: "SUPERIOR / QUALITY"
embroidered: inside, on label on breast pocket: "Royal Uniforms / "FIT FOR A KING" / 45 EAST 29TH ST. / NEW YORK"
printed: inside breast pocket, on label: "ROYAL UNIFORMS / 257 Fourth Ave. New York City / Name / Date / No. / Bt. / W / Sl / Seat / L"
handwritten: inside breast pocket, on label: "Major P H Downing / 5/18/42 / 37 1/2 / L35 R.34 1/2 / 45 1/2 / 3X"
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